Category Archives: Connection

Two Therapists Talking: A Review of “Why She Won’t Sleep With You Anymore”

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I review the book “Why She Won’t Sleep With You Anymore” by Stephany Ekman.  You can enter to win a free copy of this book at – And if … Continue reading

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When Different Isn’t Different…

One comment I hear from clients is that they feel “different from everyone else.” Some describe it as feeling “weird.” When they go on to talk about why this is a problem it is almost always a variation of the … Continue reading

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How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

When I work with couples I often ask them if they love each other. With the exception of those that are there for help navigating the end of their relationship, they almost always say yes. That’s the answer I would … Continue reading

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When Perspectives Vary…

Many clients come to see me about relationship issues. The types of relationships vary. They may be romantic or family or work or any number of other types of relationships. Despite being different in nature they have many things in … Continue reading

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When Being Right Doesn’t Matter…

I think most people enjoy being right. I know I do. But sometimes being right isn’t the most important thing. I know some of you may think that sounds like sacrilege! But it is true.  Sometimes the most important thing … Continue reading

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New Episode of Two Therapists Talking…

The latest episode of Two Therapists Talking is out. In it Jasmine St. John and I discuss John Gottman’s concept of bids and how important it is to recognize when your partner is making a bid to connect. If you … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking…

Check out the new YouTube channel Two Therapists Talking. It will feature Jasmine St. John of JSJ Therapy and I discussing a wide range of topics including relationships, sexuality and other issues that arise in therapy.  Our first video discusses … Continue reading

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